On September 27, at 10:00 The 8th International Festival of TV and Movie Cameramen Golden Eye was opened in Ghvinis Ubani (#1 Petriashvili str.). 

Winners have been revealed for the 8th times during Golden Eye history in the following categories:




Selection Jury:

Best Movie Cameraman work: Arri Wegner  “Stray”  (New Zealand);

Best TV Cameraman work: Giorgi Vatsadze “JARA” (Georgia);

Best Student work: Peter Juhasz “Asszo” (Hungary);

Best Short Film Cameramen Work:   Yuri Burak “Russian Death” (Russia);

Grand Prize: Arri Wegner  “Stray”  (New Zealand).


Special Prizes

Special Prize of the Selection Jury - “Breaths” Massimo Foletti  (Italy);

Special Prize of Georgian TV Cameramen Guild - Ilya Vachnadze (Georgia); 

Special Prize from Canon – Anand Sundaresha(India);

Special Prize from Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia – Viktor Gasik (Germany);

Special Prize from Panasonic – Maksim Osadchiy-Korytkovskiy (Kazakhstan);

Special Prize from Sony  - Diego Jimenez (USA);

Special Prize from Innovator  - Nodar Paliashvili, the eldest cameraman;  

Special Prize from IFIT – Anand Bansal (India).

Maia Archvadze– Film Director, professor at the Shota Rustaveli University of Theater and Cinema (Georgia);

Zakaria Jorjadze - Film Director, professor at the Shota Rustaveli University of Theater and Cinema (Georgia);

Aleksandre Jghenti – Film director, Screenwriter, Honorable President of Georgian Sport Movie and Television Federation, laureate of international film festivals (Georgia).


International Jury:

Giorgi Ebralidze - TV/Movie director, director at studio “Epoqa”, art director at production studio “Re-Animator”, chairman of the International Jury (Georgia);

Tom Barrance - “Learn About Film” Founder, filmmaking trainer,  Apple Distinguished Educator, “Into Film” CPD practitioner (UK);

Marcelo Busse  -Producer & Managing Director Production  CEO at “busse & Halberschmidt” (Germany);

Donato Rotunno - Producer, co-founder at production society “Tarantula” and distribution company “Tarantula Distribution” (Luxembourg).